Arrest made by gardai investigating stabbing of 93-year-old man

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Arrest made by gardai investigating stabbing of 93-year-old man

Arrest made by gardai investigating stabbing of 93-year-old man

A 30-year-old man has been arrested by Gardaí investigating the serious assault of a 93-year-old man in Blackrock, Co Louth yesterday.

The man was arrested in the Dundalk area late last night and is currently detained at Dundalk Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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The injured man, who it is understood was stabbed a number of times in the stomach at his home in the Sandy Lane area of Blackrock, remains in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where his condition is understood to be stable.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for witnesses to contact them at the incident room in Dundalk Station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station 042-9388400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

The investigation is ongoing and further updates will follow.

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